New York

Laborpress covers Fight For $15 Workers Back Bernie For President

November 13, 2015 By Joe Maniscalco New York, NY – Governor Cuomo was not the only elected official that loomed large in the hearts of low-wage earners cheering a $15 an hour minimum wage at Foley Square this week — Vermont senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders also enjoyed lots of praise.
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October 23, 2015 By Neal Tepel, LaborPress Publisher New York, NY – It’s a tough world out there for small businesses in the big apple.
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Moving beyond a $15 minimum wage?

October 23, 2015 By Joe Maniscaclo Moving beyond a $15 minimum wage? New York, NY – Local 372 President Shaun Francois I rallied alongside fast food workers and cheered when they finally secured a gradual $15 an hour minimum wage earlier this fall — but he wants a better deal for his own hard-working members. 
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October 14, 2015 By Steve Wishnia LaborPress honored 13 people for outstanding achievements in labor advocacy, community service, and dedication to their union at its fourth annual Heroes of Labor awards Oct.
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October 14, 2015 By Steven WishniaSheila Gorsky Few New Yorkers understand what the city’s staff analysts do. A video filmed in Madison Square Park by the Organization of Staff Analysts, the union that represents almost 5,000 of them, found a dozen-odd passers-by utterly clueless.
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National

October 26, 2015 By Joe Maniscalco  New York, NY – Despite any number of metrics clearly showing Americans were a heckuva lot more prosperous when labor rolls were more robust than they are now, union membership today stands at about 11.1 percent of the workforce.
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October 26, 2015 By Bob Levine, LaborPress USA CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) had reached an agreement with United Airlines.
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October 26, 2015 By Bill Hohlfeld On October 24, 1940 the 40-hour work week went into effect under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
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August 31, 2015 By Jeanina Jenkins St. Louis, MO. – When fast-food workers first started standing up and demanding $15, people told us we had no shot.
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August 31, 2015 By John Quinn, LaborPress USA Ontario, Calif.- More than 1,200 San Bernardino County public employees were joined by State Treasurer John Chiang and District Attorney Mike Ramos at a town hall meeting at the Ontario Convention Center August 22nd to protest the County Board of Supervisors' broken promises.
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